Matt Shakman, who previously

directed

the superhero series

WandaVision

, has been asked to direct the new

Star Trek

film from studio Paramount.

Production should start next spring,

Deadline

writes

.

The film should hit theaters in 2023.

The script for the film was written by Lindsey Beer and Geneva Robertson-Dworet.

They are the first female screenwriters for a

Star Wars

film.

A few months ago,

Deadline

wrote

that Kalinda Vazquez, who was one of the writers on

Star Trek: Discovery

, had been asked to write a new

Star Trek

movie. According to

Variety

, this is a different film than Shakman's.